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September 4, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

The Oregon Chapter of the FBA Presents Chief Judge Alex Kozinski: Thoughts on Being Chief Judge, the Ninth Circuit and the Law

Please join us on October 7, 2014 

Thoughts on Being Chief Judge, the Ninth Circuit and the Law

Chief Judge Alex Kozinski


Hatfield Federal Courthouse | July Assembly Room (2nd Floor)

1000 S.W. Third Ave. Portland, OR 97204

October 7th, 2014

Presentation 4 pm

Please join the Oregon Chapter FBA for this 45 minute talk, followed by a hosted reception.

-No registration necessary-

Contact Jolie Russo at

August 12, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

Pro Bono Attorney CLE

Please join us for a pro bono CLE featuring pro bono lawyer practical skills tips, information and education. The CLE will be followed by a pro bono volunteer lawyer appreciation luncheon.

3.5 General CLE credits available

This event is generously sponsored by the U.S. District Court.

DATE: October 3, 2014

TIME: 8:00 am – Registration; 8:30 – Introduction & Welcome

12:00 pm – Luncheon


Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse

1000 SW 3rd Ave.

Portland, OR 97204

COST: $25 for attorneys; No charge for law students

 REGISTRATION: Please click here to register.

August 10, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

Miranda-Olivares v. Clackamas County and the Nationwide Impact on ICE Detainers

Please join us for our monthly luncheon on Thursday, September 18, 2014!  We will host a panel discussion focusing on Magistrate Judge Stewart’s recent decision in Miranda-Olivares v. Clackamas County, which held unconstitutional detainers issued by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).  Joining us for this panel discussion will be:

Anna Brown, United States District Judge, District of Oregon (Moderator)

David Henretty, Oregon Law Center

Juliet Stumpf, Lewis & Clark Law School

Stephen Manning, Immigrant Law Group, P.C.

Amanda Marshall, United States Attorney, District of Oregon

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Place: University Club
Cost: $22 Members/Government Attorneys/Public Attorneys; $24 Nonmembers

Payment for preregistration is by credit card only.  Register now!

May 28, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

An Introduction to Federal Court

Bench & Bar Social

~June 26, 2014~

An Introduction to Federal Court:
Federal Practice & Procedure for Summer Associates and Law Clerks
On June 26, 2014, the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and Oregon District Court Historical Society will host their annual “Introduction to Federal Courts” event. The event provides an introduction to federal practice and procedure for law students and recent graduates – students will learn from lawyers, judges, and courthouse staff what it is really like to practice in federal court (and even get a private tour of chambers from the judges). Please pass the word to your summer associates and summer interns. 
See the flyer for details: An Introduction to Federal Court 
Bench and Bar Social
June 26, 2014
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Join the Oregon Chapter of the Federal Bar Association and Oregon District Court Historical Society after the annual Introduction to Federal Court event for complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres with lawyers, law students and judges.  All FBA members are encouraged to attend.  Come enjoy the sun!
May 8, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation





1000 S.W. THIRD AVE.

JUNE 20TH, 2014  3:00 – 5:30 PM

Come for an interactive demonstration of the new electronic evidence retrieval system for juries (JERS) and a brief presentation about the status of federal court funding from the FBA’s Government Relations Committee Chair. 1 practical skills CLE credit pending.

Then join us for a reception with members of the national FBA Board of Directors and the FBA Federal Litigation Section at 4:30 p.m.



FBA President Hon. Gustavo Gelpi, Jr., District of Puerto Rico

FBA Government Relations Committee Chair W. West Allen

FBA Federal Litigation Section Chair Robert E. Kohn


COST:   $40.00 regular admission / $20.00 for law students and attorneys earning less than $50,000 per year.

REGISTER: Online registration is available here.

You may also send a check payable to the Oregon FBA Chapter to:

Federal Bar Association
c/o Jolie Russo
1207 U.S. Courthouse
1000 SW Third Ave
Portland, OR 97204


April 30, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

The Oregon State Bar Diversity Section Presents: PATHWAYS TO JUSTICE: Federal Pro Bono Panel Helps Meet Legal Needs




Friday, May 16, 2014

4:30 to 5:30 p.m. CLE, 5:30 to 6:00 p.m. discussion

(1 hour Access to Justice MCLE credit pending)

To be held at the University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, OR

The Honorable Michael J. McShane (US District Court) and the Honorable Janice M. Stewart (US Magistrate Judge)join a group of esteemed panelists, including: MarianneDugan, Ed Harnden, Rick Martson, and Kathy Rice to discuss Oregon’s Federal Pro Bono Program.

Please RSVP by 5/14/14 to Megan Livermore at

Free for Diversity Section members and UO Law students and faculty

$20 for non-members

Please mail payment* to:

OSB Diversity Section –c/o Megan Livermore
Gaydos Churnside & Balthrop, PC
P.O. Box 1499
Eugene, OR 97440
(*make checks payable to OSB Diversity Section)

New Diversity Section members can get the discounted price by signing up for membership at or before the event!  Checks and cash will also be accepted at the event, but please RSVP in advance.

April 9, 2014 / oregonfederalbarassociation

Register Now for the Oregon Chapter of the FBA’s Annual Dinner

Please join the Oregon Chapter of the FBA at its annual dinner for a celebration of community service!

When:  May 22, 2014 from 5 PM to 8 PM

Where: Mark O. Hatfield U.S. Courthouse

Register Now!

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